Mar 17, 200608:04 AMThe Life
Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig duit!
Mar 17, 2006 - 08:04 AMPronunciation: Ban-ack-tee na fay-la pawd-rig ditch. [Translation.]
1737: St. Patrick's Day was first publicly celebrated in America.
This holiday commemorates the death (on March 17, 461 A.D.) of the Catholic bishop who used a three-leafed shamrock to explain the Trinity concept to his converts.
Some claim he drove the snakes from Ireland, but snakes were never native to that country. Maybe they meant politicians.
♣♣♣ To heck with the snakes. Let's get drunk.